out·​duel | \ ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl How to pronounce outduel (audio) \
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

Definition of outduel

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.— Chris Hine

Examples of outduel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try to outduel Kyler Murray and the prolific Cardinals offense without ‘em. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 28 Oct. 2021 Adam Wainwright pitches long enough to outduel Max Scherzer, who gives up a key home run, and the 106-game winners go home without making it to the division series. USA TODAY, 6 Oct. 2021 Jack Bunnell struck out 11 to outduel Lucas Welch, who struck out eight. Eric Sondheimer Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2021 Brendan Beck pitched a complete game shutout to outduel Kevin Abel and lead the Stanford Cardinal to a 1-0 victory over the Beavers in a matchup that lasted just one hour, 53 minutes at Sunken Diamond. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 27 May 2021 But to outduel the Western Conference’s second-best team on a night Curry shot just 7-for-22 from the field (1-for-11 from 3-point range), the Warriors needed more than a memorable performance from Wiggins. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 May 2021 Brady Singer pitched seven impressive innings to outduel Matthew Boyd, and Kansas City beat Detroit, 2-1, in the fastest nine-inning game this season at 2 hours, 10 minutes. BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2021 Ahlstrom pitched seven scoreless innings, striking out a career-high 10 while allowing just three hits, to outduel Oregon State ace Kevin Abel for his first win of the season. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 13 Mar. 2021 Slovis, who had three passes intercepted against the Ducks last year, must outduel Oregon’s Tyler Shough, who is by far the best quarterback USC will have faced this season. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 17 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of outduel

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Outduel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outduel. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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